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AZ Business Magazine

About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.

Local Residential Real Estate launches construction division

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Strong Tower Real Estate Group has officially added a full-service residential construction division. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based residential real estate brokerage has acquired local general contracting company Pendragon Construction, LLC, which is now operating under the Strong Tower umbrella as Strong Tower Homes & Construction. Strong Tower Homes & Construction will provide general contracting services to help homeowners sell… Read More →

Parsons gives $25K to Free Arts for Abused Children

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts) a $250,000 grant to enhance existing programs. Providing services specifically to children who live in group homes, residential treatment centers, child crisis centers and domestic violence and homeless shelters, Free Arts relies heavily on the type of support… Read More →

Microchip, Intel announce collaboration to improve security

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has announced a collaboration with Intel to implement Intel® Enhanced Privacy ID (Intel® EPID) technology into its products. Intel EPID is a sophisticated, proven approach to device authentication that provides both security and privacy for the on-ramp to the Internet of Things (IoT). At the Intel Developer… Read More →

WESTMARC seeks Best of the West nominees

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WESTMARC is seeking nominees for its 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards, celebrating the best of Western Maricopa County, in partnership with Cox Communications, and with support from Gila River Indian Community, Republic Media, APS, CopperPoint Mutual Insurance, Arizona Cardinals, and Sub-Zero. The purpose of the Best of the West Awards program is to recognize… Read More →

Ashion Analytics launches genomic testing services

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Phoenix-based Ashion Analytics, a CLIA certified and CAP-accredited molecular cancer testing laboratory, has announced its launch and the availability of its flagship product, the Genomic Enabled Medicine (GEM) Cancer Panel™, to assist doctors in treating patients with cancer. Ashion Analytics provides precision medicine testing and genomic interpretation services for oncologists and their patients. Ashion Analytics also provides… Read More →

Best Lawyers in America: Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig has announced that 95 attorneys, 60 of which are in the firm’s Phoenix office, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Of the 60 attorneys recognized, six attorneys… Read More →

Humana looking to hire 210 in Valley

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Humana Inc. is hiring more than 210 new, full-time jobs this month. Positions include: Humana Pharmacy, Humana’s mail order pharmacy service, is hiring 30 pharmacy technicians and pharmacy tech-in-training positions at its Glendale office, located at 8990 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Ariz. Some positions have the potential to transition to work at home arrangements. Humana Pharmacy… Read More →

Maracay Homes breaks ground on Vistoso Swim Park

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Construction has begun on a new swim park and pool building located in the heart of Maracay Homes’ Center Pointe Vistoso, a 122-acre collection of five distinct neighborhoods emerging on one of the final  – and best – remaining parcels in Tucson’s Rancho Vistoso master-planned community. Center Pointe Vistoso is slated to open in early 2016. Destined to become the… Read More →

Ryley Carlock attorneys earn Best Lawyers recognition

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that 18 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. The attorneys recognized include: Arizona Fredric D. Bellamy (Information Technology Law and Technology Law) James E. Brophy (Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment) John J. Fries (Bankruptcy and Creditor… Read More →

Valley Dentist uses Cancer Awareness Month to help kids

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During the month of September patients at Dr. J. Philipp’s office can help to make a child’s dream come true while also protecting their own health. According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, nearly 16,000 children and teens will be diagnosed with cancer this year and nearly 2,000 will die.… Read More →

SynCardia Systems files Form S-1 for IPO

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SynCardia Systems, a developer and manufacturer of temporary implantable artificial hearts, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $40 million in an initial public offering. Based in Tucson, Arizona, SynCardia Systems, Inc. is the manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart for use… Read More →

Ogletree Deakins earns Best Lawyers recognition

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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has seven attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices that were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. The lawyers on the 2016 list were reviewed by their peers on the basis of… Read More →

Chamber announces 11 finalists for Athena Awards

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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 women chosen as finalists for its prestigious ATHENA Awards as it continues its 28-year tradition of recognizing outstanding Valley businesswomen. The ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award recognizes a woman in the public and private sector, in addition to highlighting an upcoming leader in the Valley as… Read More →

SRP, Liberty Wildlife release herons at Roosevelt Dam

Release of Rescued Herons at Roosevelt Dam

SRP and Liberty Wildlife released two rescued, great blue herons to the wild Tuesday morning. The three-month-old herons were rescued from the top of Roosevelt Dam by SRP employee Chris Cliburn. Last spring, Cliburn found a nest with three eggs on top of a stilling well he uses every day to measure the lake levels.… Read More →

Arizona Commerce Authority leads promotion initiative

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is launching a statewide promotion development project aimed at creating a fresh and unified message to enhance Arizona economic development and tourism, and encourage civic pride. The project – led by the ACA – will be a grassroots, public effort and engage leaders and Arizona citizens from all corners of the… Read More →